Note taking for the next decade
Bangle.io is a powerful yet simple note taking web app that works on top of your locally saved Markdown files.
No data hostage
Own your notes
Bangle.io keeps all your notes locally in a folder of your choice as plain Markdown files.
No data hostage Your notes stay securely in your computer's local folder, giving you the power to own your data and do whatever you want with it.
Markdown Automatically saves your notes in simple human-readable Markdown format, a format designed for humans and not machines.
Works offline Bangle.io is a modern web app that does not need the internet to work. You can also install it as an app to get native functionalities.
Whether you are a folder person or a backlink gardener Bangle.io has you covered.
Bangle.io provides a clean WYSIWYG interface so you can focus on your notes.
Why should I use Bangle.io?
If any of the following strike your interest then you should give Bangle.io a try:
- You want to keep your notes on your computer under your control.
- You like Notion / Google doc style WYSIWYG UI interface.
- You find split screen and multi-tabs interface helpful while taking notes.
- You have Markdown notes lying around.
- You care about powerful note taking features.
- You want to support a small indie project.
Where are my notes stored?
How do I backups my notes?
Bangle.io leaves this up to you! Notes under Bangle.io are just any other file, so backup them along with rest of your other important file. That said, we recommend using
gitfor a version controlled backup.
Is there a desktop app?
Yes, you can visit app.bangle.io and click on top right
installbutton to install it as a PWA. Please read this for detailed instructions.
Does Bangle.io work offline?
Yes, Bangle.io works offline.
What is the browser requirement?
Bangle.io currently works in Chrome or Edge because they support Native File Storage API. If you cannot use these browsers, we recommend downloading the app.
Is Bangle.io free and Opensource?
Bangle.io is free and Opensource. We plan to keep the main product free. For a sustainable future, we can consider providing addon services to financially support the development for those who can and want to.